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Final NBA Mock Draft: Who Should the Magic Select?

Today is a huge day for the NBA.  The NBA Draft is today and the draft is something that can make or break teams’ futures.  In honor of today’s huge event, TopSportsReport has released the last of a series of NBA mock draft articles. To see who Adam Horvath projects the Orlando Magic will select in the draft to team up with Elfrid Payton and Victor Oladipo, click the link below...
Via TopSportsReport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Elfrid Payton hosting a basketball camp in hometown New Orleans

NBA players love giving back to their communities. Elfrid Payton is no exception. The Magic point guard and New Orleans native will be hosting a basketball camp this summer in his hometown. Here's some information, courtesy of Julie Boudwin of You can find the actual link for camp information here. Payton averaged 8.9 points and 6.5 assists per game during his rookie season...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Elfrid Payton Can Have One of the Best Magic Tenures Ever

This is an MBO series of 2014-2015 Orlando Magic seasonal player recaps and evaluations. As the NBA Draft and free agency approach, we’ll dive into statistics, highlights, and more as we dissect the 15-man roster and figure out who should stay and who should go as we enter a very important offseason in the franchise’s history.  Previously in the series:#2 O’Quinn#7 Gordon...
Via Magic Basketball Online
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Elfrid Payton Makes NBA All-Rookie First Team

Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports Orlando Magic guard Elfrid Payton has been named to the 2014-2015 NBA All-Rookie First Team. He received 121 First Team votes out of a possible 130. Payton becomes the ninth player in franchise history to be named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team. Victor Oladipo received the honor last year. Payton was joined on this First Team by Minnesota...
Via Magic Basketball Online
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Magic Fans Were Scared About Elfrid Payton’s Hair

The Orlando Magic pulled an April Fools Day prank on their fans on Wednesday with the Elfrid Payton photo you see above. The team even released a ‘BREAKING NEWS’ press release and really tried to milk the photoshopped picture for much of the afternoon before finally confirming what we already knew. The franchise never uses ‘Shocking!’ for any legitimate story they do. ...
Via Magic Basketball Online
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Orlando Magic: Payton, Vucevic bright spots during a dark season

Victor Oladipo slamming it home Orlando Magic fans have very little to celebrate this season because the team looks to be heading down the path of another losing season. The team is currently on a three game loosing streak and have an overall record of 22-52.  James Borrego is currently the interim Head coach for the Orlando Magic and is having a tough time leading his team to...
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Marcus Smart ejected for elbowing Elfrid Payton

Marcus Smart didn’t quite make it to the end of Sunday’s Boston Celtics-Orlando Magic matchup. With 28 seconds remaining in an eventual 103-98 Magic win, Smart was ejected for elbowing Orlando’s Elfrid Payton in the face during a drive to the basket.   This embed is invalid   " /> The infraction was initially deemed a common offensive foul, but the officials...
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Elfrid Payton continues to make Magic

Elfrid Payton, who garnered many Rajon Rondo comparisons, started off his NBA career somewhat disappointingly. In Payton’s first two months in the NBA he averaged almost 6 points, 6 assists, 3.5 rebounds, and 1 steal per game while shooting 34% from the floor. In the month of January, Payton put together close to 11 points, 7 assists, 4 rebounds, and 2 steals per game while shooting...
Via Crossover Chronicles
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Magic Rookie Elfrid Payton Has A New Orleans Hornets Tattoo

Elfrid Payton, the 10th overall pick by the Orlando Magic in the 2014 NBA Draft, not only has an awesome batch of hair.  The Louisiana native and three-year-player at Louisiana Lafayette, showed off his old-school New Orleans Hornets tattoo on his right shoulder at the Rookie Photo Shoot this past weekend. [Reddit] The post Magic Rookie Elfrid Payton Has A New Orleans Hornets...
Via Diehardsport
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Elfrid Payton settles in after shaky beginning in first summer start for Magic

ORLANDO, Fla. -- On the first possession of his first start at point guard for the team that acquired his draft rights less than two weeks ago, Elfrid Payton committed a turnover that led to an easy basket. After a less-than-auspicious debut Saturday with the Orlando Magic in the Orlando Pro Summer League, this was not the beginning Payton had in mind. But things got better for him...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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